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coverage for you tonight. alan wang is live in sonoma county. sergio is in santa cruz county. >> we begin with meteorologist sandhya patel with a look at what's happening right now. sand -- sandhya? >> we have rain on live doppler hd. a flood warning was just issued, and we will talk about those in a moment. let's get to the live doppler 7hd. we have our own radar on mount saint helena and it is tracking moderate to heavy rain around the windsor area. sweetwater springs road. as you can see highway 101 here. as we head up, we are getting light to moderate rain there. this was worrisome because it will only get worse. and that is why a flood warning has been issued for the russian river until 6:00 p.m. on monday. the russian river and it is also under a flood warning. that is until 8:00 p.m. on sunday night. let me show you some of the other areas seeing showers in the north bay. around santa rosa light to moderate rate. the showers #r* quickly developing -- the showers are quickly developing spotty in nature. east, southeast of the morgan hill area, rain shower totals are impressive, over
news reporter alan wang is live with the story tonight. alan, he is lucky it wasn't worse really. >> that car ran over his leg. it was a pretty bad injury. the burglars are still on the loose tonight after shaking up the neighborhood police believe they are responsible for more. i will show you what i shot on my iphone minutes after it happened. >> he was just yelling wait, don't do that. just yelling. it was very loud and at the top of his lungs. >> shortly after 3:00, several residents ran out to find their neighbor lying in the street just off gridly peak boulevard. >> he was in agony just screaming and in pain. >> badly injured hill called 9-1-1 and told police he came home after walking his dog and surprised three burglars in his house. >> one guy was definitely wearing a red cap. >> when police arrived on scene he said one of the suspects punched him in the face as they ran for the vehicle. >> they hit me when they were backing out, and then when they pulled forward they ran over my leg. >> hill's neighbor saw a female driver and a male passenger take off in a white new mod
see. >>> it happened when he caught burglar in his home. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live with the story tonight. alan, he is lucky it wasn't worse really. >> that car ran over his leg. it was a pretty bad injury. the burglars are still on the loose tonight after shaking up the neighborhood police believe they are responsible for more. i will show you what i shot on my iphone minutes after it happened. >> he was just yelling wait, do that. just yelling. it was very loud and at the top of his lungs. >> shortly after 3:00, several residents ran out to find their neighbor lying in the street just off gridly peak boulevard. >> he was in agony just screaming and in pain. >> badly injured hill called 9-1-1 and told police he came home after walking his dog and surprised three burglars in his house. >> one guy was definitely wearing a red cap. >> when police arrived on scene he said one of the suspects punched him in the face as they ran for the vehicle. >> they hit me when they were backing out, and then when they pulled forward they ran over my leg. >> hill's neighbor saw a fem
. alan wang is live in santa rosa with the story there. alan? >> dan, we had a break for awhile, and now we are starting to see the rain pick up a little out here. this is just one of the many flooded areas in sonoma county tonight. there are several washed out roads west of santa rosa. and the public works crews are expecting it to get a lot worse this weekend. joel stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came through a couple hours ago and it was pretty light. i thought i could make it through this time. >> unlike these trucks and suvs that made it across, their toyota was swamped in a foot and a half of water just like the car before him. >> made a dumb mistake thinking i was bigger than that car. >> and according to the mayan calendar, today was supposed to be the end of the world. >> in the town of inverness, michelle and her husband narrowly escaped serious injury when this douglas fir crashed through their home. >> just one step and crashed. >> i was two feet and i was under all of this rubble. >> also in marin county, floodwaters shutdown a
in a lamborghini when going through the broadway tunnel. alan wang is live for us at the tunnel. alan this. >> carolyn, the police officer in question is formerly known as sergeant carl tennenbaum, but he changed his name to sergeant carl t after he was told he could not use a name tag on his uniform that had the nickname carl t on it. >> the facebook page administrator claiming to be san francisco police officer carl t posting this video saying he topped 100 miles an hour while driving in a lamborghini in the city's broadway tunnel. they are reporting that a comment by sergeant t says it is roomier than you would think, plus we were all drunk. >> if all of this is true, alan, it is to be taken seriously. >> we broke the news to mayor ed lee at city hall. >> it would be a violation of so many laws. but it is in opposite to what a police officer is sworn to do which is be somebody who is in charge of safety. >> driving the 35 mile per hour speed limit it took us 40 seconds to make it through the half mile tunnel. they did it in just 16 seconds. >> he told the san francisco weekly that he wa
about hitting 100 miles an hour in a lamborghini when going through the broadway tunnel. alan wang is live for us at the tunnel. alan this. >> carolyn, the police officer in question is formerly known as sergeant carl tennenbaum, but he changed his name to sergeant carl t after he was told he could not use a name tag on his uniform that had the nickname carl t on it. >> the facebook page administrator claiming to be san francisco police officer carl t posting this video saying he topped 100 miles an hour while driving in a lamborghini in the city's broadway tunnel. they are reporting that a comment by sergeant t says it is roomier than you would think, plus we were all drunk. >> if all of this is true, alan, it is to be taken seriously. >> we broke the news to mayor ed lee at city hall. >> it would be a violation of so many laws. but it is in opposite to what a police officer is sworn to do which is be somebody who is in charge of safety. >> driving the 35 mile per hour speed limit it took us 40 seconds to make it through the half mile tunnel. they did it in just 16 seconds. >> he
reporter alan wang is there and joins us live with the latest. alan? >> let me show you the hole that the san mateo bomb squad dug up to detonate and bury some highly volatile chemicals. they also boarded up the windows to protect them from the concussion of the blast. but i am told the shock waves were so strong they still shattered every window. it started out as a hazardous materials clean up project called in by the wife of the former chem mystery -- chem mystery teacher who passed away. after analyzing the jars and jars of chemicals hazmat evacuated the met neighbors because two of the jars contained highly volatile chemicals. >> that was period we were told that was stuff that was taken care of on site. >> the acid is considered an explosive just like tnt and ether can be explosive. 500 homes are issued a warning. those neighbors who were evacuated are back in their homes. reporting live in san mateo, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> a south bay freeway became a crime scene after it fired into a moving car. it happened near stevens creek boulevard. leslie brinkley is
and a station in martinez not far from the shell oil refinery. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live in martinez to explain what this means for people living near the stations. alan? >> dan, when you live next to a refinery like this one there is always comfort in knowing you have a fire station in your neighborhood. but the clough is sures are being based on stations with the lowest number of calls, and that's why the one in this neighborhood could be shutdown. carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department, but in case of a major catastrophe it would receive mutual aid from station 12 of the contra costa fire protection district. the mutual aid could end due to a lack of funding. >> i know which i am not happy about that. it is nice having a fire station across the street. >> it will impact response times to areas around the station as well as we are going to have to wait long for resources because they will be coming from further away and they require multiple fire engines. >> if station 12 is shutdown people living near the refiner
, clayton and a station in martinez not far from the shell oil refinery. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live in martinez to explain what this means for people living near the stations. alan? >> dan, when you live next to a refinery like this one there is always comfort in knowing you have a fire station in your neighborhood. but the clough is sures are being based on stations with the lowest number of calls, and that's why the one in this neighborhood could be shutdown. carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department, but in case of a major catastrophe it would receive mutual aid from station 12 of the contra costa fire protection district. the mutual aid could end due to a lack of funding. >> i know which i am not happy about that. it is nice having a fire station across the street. >> it will impact response times to areas around the station as well as we are going to have to wait long for resources because they will be coming from further away and they require multiple fire engines. >> if station 12 is shutdown people liv
have team coverage for you tonight. alan wang is live in sonoma county. sergio is in santa cruz county. >> we begin with meteorologist sandhya patel with a look at what's happening right now. sand -- sandhya? >> we have rain on live doppler hd. a flood warning was just issued, and we will talk about those in a moment. let's get to the live doppler 7hd. we have our own radar on mount saint helena and it is tracking moderate to heavy rain around the windsor area. sweetwater springs road. as you can see highway 101 here. as we head up, we are getting light to moderate rain there. this was worrisome because it will only get worse. and that is why a flood warning has been issued for the russian river until 6:00 p.m. on monday. the russian river and it is also under a flood warning. that is until 8:00 p.m. on sunday night. let me show you some of the eeing showers in the north bay. around santa rosa light to moderate rate. the showers #r* quickly developing -- the showers are quickly developing spotty in nature. east, southeast of the morgan hill area, rain shower totals are impressive, over
refinery. alan wang explains what this means. >> reporter: carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department in case of a major catastrophe it would receive aid from station 12 of the contra costa county district that could end due to lack of funding. >> i know, i'm not happy it is nice having the fire station across the street. >> going to impact response times to the areas around the station. >> reporter: if station 12 is shutdown, people living near the shell refinery would rely on a fire station in downtown martinez, it would add four minutes to response time. 12 with three ours could have been saved by a parcel tax measure that failed last month. supervisors were grappling with the decision to shutter four of the 28 stations. >> it is a difficult decision. we did say that we would listen to what the voters said. and they either would want us to continue the current service level or they would not approve it. unfortunately, it did not get the 2/3 it needed. >> reporter: many feel closures are inevitable because the district n
sinkhole in love lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonight, but the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road. it will also give everyone a chance to start cleaning up. there is plenty of work to be done as the bay area starts to dry out. it took all day just to trim down the valley oak tree that fell on a home in lafayette. the tree cutters will be back tomorrow. utility and construction crews will be back on mountain view drive that collapsed on sunday night. several utility lines were snapped after debris clogged the culvers and floodwaters rushed under theoad. >> they were working to restore the gas line and the power and were ensuring a temporary sewer line was in place. >> reporter: this morning's rains hampered crews and began laying rocks in the creek beds to stop the runoff from eroding it any further. >> and with that in position you can begin to actually replace the culver and put a new pipe in place. >> reporte
lafayette, and now they are facing a sinkhole of their own. alan wang is live where storm repairs are well underway. >> reporter: the ground is mushy out hoar tonthe coming dry the coming dry weather should give crews a chance to start rebuilding this washed out road. it will also give everyone a chance to start cleaning up. there is plenty of work to be done as the bay area starts to dry out. it took all day just to trim down the valley oak tree that fell on a home in lafayette. the tree cutters will be back tomorrow. utility and construction crews will be back on mountain view drive that collapsed on sunday night. several utility lines were snapped after debris clogged the culvers and floodwaters rushed under the road. >> they were working to restore the gas line and the power and were ensuring a temporary sewer line was in place. >> reporter: this morning's rains hampered crews and began laying rocks in the creek beds to stop the runoff from eroding it any further. >> and with that in position you can begin to actually replace the culver and put a new pipe in place. >> reporter: in neig
is facing a sinkhole. alan wang has details. >> reporter: there's plenty of work to be done as the bay area starts to dry out. it took all day to trim this oak tree that fell on a home on powell drive in lafayette. tree cutters will be back and utility and construction crews will be back on month continue view drive which collapsed sunday night. several lines were snapped after debris clogged the culvert. >> they were working on the gasline, would going to restore power, ensuring that a temporary sewer line was in place. >> reporter: they began laying rocks in the creek bed. in orrin dat rains clogged a culvert and opened a sinkhole four feet deep. -- city councilmembers are looking for money to pay for the repairs. >> we are exploring fema funds as an emergency, we are looking at getting this area and other areas possibly orinda, as part of an emergency. >> reporter: so far no estimated price tag on damage left by the storms. the cost of replacing this road will be several million dollars. alan wang, abc7 news. >>> stay with abc7 news for continuing storm watch coverage. you can track ever
prospects for a new stadium for the team. alan wang reports. >> reporter: nfl greats talked about their memories and finer points of the game. it was commissioner goodell who fielded questions about the possibility of the raiders and 49ers sharing a stadium. >> when we help fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers new stadium, it was a requirement that it was kpwaeubl of hosting two teams. >> reporter: the new stadium project is under construction in santa clara and is scheduled to be red bye-bye the 2014 season. the raid verse long complainted about the out -- the raiders have long complained about the outdated stadium. raiders have discussed leaving oakland if they can't get a new stadium. the only other shared stadium is metlife in new jersey where the giants and jets play. goodell says the biggest challenge there is switching logos and colors. >> mixing raiders black and silver with 9ers red and gold wouldn't be the first time both teams played home games in 1960. the teams have discussed sharing a stadium because it makes financial sense. one team only uses it eight ti
attacked when he caught burglars in his home. alan wang has the story. >> reporter: shortly after 3:00, several berkeley hills residents ran out to family their neighbor steve hill lying in the street. >> he was in aggie, -- in agony, screaming in pain. >> reporter: hill called 911 told police he came home after walking his dog and surprised three burglars in his house. when police arrived, hill told them one of the suspects punched him in the face as they ran for their vehicle. >> they hit me when they were backing out and pulled forward they ran over my leg. >> reporter: his neighbor saw a female driver and male passenger took off in a white new model cadillac eldorado leaving the second man behind. >> was yelling wait, wait and he jumped in and they took. >> reporter: somehow hill managed to get a partial plate number. >> last three digits were 988. and the first something like -- >> reporter: hill runs a cycling website and he spends a lot of time working at home, as do several other neighbors here. still, police say burglars managed to break into two homes on the same block in
a starting point. in pleasanton, alan wang, abc7 news. >> stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the connecticut school tragedy. you can express your sympathy by posting this badge to your facebook wall. it is available on our page at facebook.com/abc7 news. >>> well, coming up next, bracing for the cold. the measures being taken right now to protect plants, people and animals from freezing temperatures. >> and a controversy in the air. the east bay city that could declare itself a no drone zone. >> the great length modern science has gone to to answer this question. #kwr* is rudolph's nose -- why is rudolph's nose red? >> all of that and more on "nightline." >> dan and carolyn, coming up next on "nightline" the latest from newtown, connecticut where classes resumed in that heart broken place, and two more little victims were laid to rest today. and we will examine how this episode might be different for the gun industry from makers the gun industry from makers to sellers [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we
their efforts to keep drunks off the road. they will keep up the added pressure through new year's. alan wang is live at san rafael where a dui checkpoint was in place for awhile, and then they packed up suddenly, is that right? >> that's right, dan. they were supposed to be here until 2:00 a.m., but they packed it up and went patrolling in their cars due to the rain. the crackdown, however, on dui drivers will continue through new year's day. and there is a lot to be concerned about because the numbers so far are kind of alarming. around the bay area law enforcement agencies are conducting driver's license checks and if needed a sobriety test. >> do what you have to do, but don't drink and drive. >> apparently an extra reminder is needed. during the week before christmas, the chp made a thousand -- 1,170dui arrests statewide compared to 980 in 2011. fatalities were up more than double during this period. 39 compared to 14 last year. >> you know, i think people are a little more depressed this year. i think they are going out and trying to find a relief for whatever pressures they have. >> be
alan wang. >> police say if you look closely the a these women, their bags were completely empty when they entered the gymboree store in laurel heights. >> and then they fill it up in the store and then they run outside the store and make away with the merchandise. >> they were arrested after police say they stole from the gymboree and then walked a few doors down and tried to steel from the gap. one had mace in their gap. >> if they are stopped by loss prevention or an officer or sales associate, they will then turn around and spray them in the face to distract them and buy them more time. >> these women were no strangers to this store. in fact, the clerk immediately recognized them from past shoplifting incidents, and one had a stay away order for this particular store. they reportedly have stolen from the gymboree10 times since the last holiday season, and they have done it in front of the store employees. they reportedly threatened employees at the gymboree and the gap with merchandise. because it is ament many shoplifters believe the payoff outweighs the risk of being arrested an
caught on video. you talk about outrageous, watch this. it is from alan wang. >> police say if you look closely the a these women, their bags were completely empty when they entered the gymboree store in laurel heights. >> and then they fill it up in the store and then they run outside the store and make away with the merchandise. >> they were arrested after police say they stole from the gymboree and then walked a few doors down and tried to steel from the gap. one had mace in their gap. >> if they are stopped by loss prevention or an officer or sales associate, they will then turn around and spray them in the face to distract them and buy them more time. >> these women were no strangers to this store. in fact, the clerk immediately recognized them from past shoplifting incidents, and one had a stay away order for this particular store. they reportedly have stolen from the gymboree10 times since the last holiday season, and they have done it in front of the store employees. they reportedly threatened employees at the gymboree and the gap with merchandise. because it is ament many shopl
into the asian see. >>> it happened when he caught burglar in his home. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live with the story tonight. alan, he is lucky it wasn't worse really. >> that car ran over his leg. it was a pretty bad injury. the burglars are still on the loose tonight after shaking up the neighborhood police believe they are responsible for more. i will show you what i shot on my iphone minutes after it happened. >> he was just yelling wait, don't do that. just yelling. it was very loud and at the top of his lungs. >> shortly after 3:00, several residents ran out to find their neighbor lying in the street just off gridly peak boulevard. >> he was in agony just screaming and in pain. >> badly injured hill called 9-1-1 and told police he came home after walking his dog and surprised three burglars in his house. >> one guy was definitely wearing a red cap. >> when police arrived on scene he said one of the suspects punched him in the face as they ran for the vehicle. >> they hit me when they were backing out, and then when they pulled forward they ran over my leg. >> hill's neighbor saw
weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. alan wang is live in santa rosa with the story there. alan? >> dan, we had a break for awhile, and now we are starting to see the rain pick up a little out here. this is just one of the many flooded areas in sonoma county tonight. there are several washed out roads west of santa rosa. and the public works crews are expecting it to get a lot worse this weekend. joel stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came through a couple hours ago and it was pretty light. i thought i could make it through this time. >> unlike these trucks and suvs that made it across, their toyota was swamped in a foot and a half of water just like the car before him. >> made a dumb mistake thinking i was bigger than that car. >> and according to the mayan calendar, today was supposed to be the end of the world. >> in the town of inverness, michelle and her husband narrowly escaped serious injury when this douglas fir crashed through their home. >> just one step and crashed. >> i was two feet and i was under all of this
wang is there and joins us live with the latest. alan? >> let me show you the hole that the san mateo bomb squad dug up to detonate and bury some highly volatile chemicals. they also boarded up the windows to protect them from the concussion of the blast. but i am told the shock waves were so strong they still shattered every window. it started out as a hazardous materials clean up project called in by the wife of the former chem mystery -- chem mystery teacher who passed away. after analyzing the jars and jars of chemicals hazmat evacuated the met neighbors because two of the jars contained highly volatile chemicals. >> that was period we were told that was stuff that was taken care of on site. >> the acid is considered an explosive just like tnt and ether can be explosive. 500 homes are issued a warning. those neighbors who were evacuated are back in their homes. reporting live in san mateo, alan wang, abc7 news. bay freewa south bay freeway be a crime scene after it fired into a moving car. it happened near stevens creek boulevard. leslie brinkley is live there with the latest. les
, mountain view and san jose. alan wang reports from san rafael. >> around the bay area, law enforcement agencies are conducting drivers license checks and if needed a sobriety test. apparently an extra reminder is needed. during the week before christmas chp made a 1170 d.u.i. arrests statewide compared to 980 in 2011. fay fatalities were up more than double, 39 compared to 14 last year. >> people are more depressed and find a relief for whatever pressures they. >> have ben smith said he had friends for a d.u.i. arrest. >> i'm hearing different numbers. last time i had a buddy it was $6,000. i've heard $10,000. >> businesses like pier 15 restaurant and bars say they will call a cab or drive a customer home themselves. it's worth it both for patron and customer. >> we do care about our customers. >> they are offering water in between drinks. >> this new year's eve she is avoiding the drive altogether. >> on new year's eve we are going to have a party and spending the night there. >> a local law firm will provide free cab service in san francisco on new year's eve and bart will have exten
. in pleasanton, alan wang, abc7 news. >> stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the connecticut school tragedy. you can express your sympathy by posting this badge to your facebook wall. it is available on our page at facebook.com/abc7 news. >>> well, coming up next, bracing for the cold. the measures being taken right now to protect plants, people and animals from freezing temperatures. >> and a controversy in the air. the east bay city that could declare itself a no drone zone. >> the great length modern science has gone to to answer this question. #kwr* is rudolph's nose -- why is rudolph's nose red? all of that and more on "nightline." >> dan and carolyn, coming up next on "nightline" the latest from newtown, connecticut where classes resumed in that heart broken place, and two more little victims were laid to rest today. and we will examine how this episode might be different for the gun industry from makers to sellers to [ female announcer ] can your pancake mix do this? sure, bisquick makes delicious pancakes, but that's just the start. unleash the hidden power of bisquick. see
alan wang found in lafayette. >> alan: this is a nightmare for people who live in this part of lafayette. most of their utilities ran under the road that got washed away, and when the road collapsed, it snapped off the water service line, a water main, and a sewage line. only a lone pg&e gasline survived. neighbors say it happened around 8:30 this morning. the creek began flowing over mountain view drive and into the neighborhood. city crews tell us piles of large debris plugged up the culvert and the force of the flood water started washing away the earth between the culvert and the road. that's when the pavement collapsed on top of the utility lines. there could have been raw sue -- sewage running down the treat. >> it was a moving target. we saul the road had begun to dip, appeared to be failing. we called central sand. they were working on top of the failing road, and they worked very rapidly through the morning, and were able to get the line in before the road finally collapsed. reporter: this chest of drawers is among the debris that washed down the creek and plugged u
in a roadway is causing major problems for some lafayette residents. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live from the area with what this means for neighbors. alan? >> this has been a nightmare for the 20 some odd in the area. >> when the road collapsed it ?eapped off a water service line, sewage line and badly damaged a watermain. >> the only piece -- inconvenience is going to the bathroom. >> the creek was flowing over mountain view drive and into the neighborhood after piles of large debris clogged up the culvert. the force of the floodwaters washed away the earth between the culvert and the road. >> a portion cracked and fell. the other portion started slowly sinking and collapsed like in a matter of a few seconds. >> raw sewage was almost dumped into the creek. the sanitation crews built this bypass in the nick of time. >> it may be the case that we have to wait until we have dry weather to do a permanent fix. this road could be closed for some time. >> all of this was caused by debris and garbage in the creek. including this chest of drawers. >> i heard there was a kitchen sink too. >> lafa
peninsula in washington state. alan wang, abc7 news. >>> u.s. federal investigators joining the investigation into the plane crash that killed mexican-american singing superstar jenni rivera. they questions on whether the pilot or the may be to blame. >> reporter: national transportation safety board is sending a team to mexico to help with the crash investigation. meanwhile, we are learning more about the jet and pilot and whether either should have been in the air sunday carrying jenni rivera her friends and staff. pilot logged 19 hours on their shift and one of those pilots was 78-years-old. the small twin engine learjet 25 was 43-years-old. it had already been involved in a serious crash in 2005. all things that investigators will consider in their search for the cause of the crash. mexican-authorities say it will take up to 10 days for the initial results of the investigation it several high profile crashes involving learjets, pro golfer payne stewart -- katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> 4:38. time for a look at the forecast. >>> the trend is going to be towards chillier d
students. alan wang joins us live from the newsroom with more. >> school officials across the bay area they were fielding calls from parents and even a few who took their kids home. almost every school district sent a letter home. each one written to reassure parents their children are safe at school. >> as news of the tragedy spread so did a sense of insecurity in schools across the bay area. >> it reminded me to appreciate what i have. >> in oakland, city police officers were available for any school to offer safety advice and sense of reassurance. >> they are not even adults yet and they are killing little kids. >> in union city the school district will have the first ever active school drill next march and officials are keenly aware of how the tragedy might affect younger students. >> with younger children, it's like an earthquake drill maneuver you are reassuring the children and moving the children around. >> district psychologists were coaching faculty members in how to see distress in kids. >> let them know every once in a while it happens but rarely happens and there are adult
of the vehicle as he was exiting on fish ranch road yesterday afternoon. the vehicle caught fire. alan wang was there before the fire department got to the scene. they managed to get out of the vehicle safely. >> authorities in contra costa are investigating a report of a rape on a popular hiking trail. woman says she was attacked on ma drone trail in regional wilderness in alamo. man was in his early 40s and walking a heavy set dog. according to the park service it happened wednesday around 3:30. they say the attacker grabbed the hiker by the hair and pulled her to the ground before raping her. the man ran off. >> eric: it happens every christmas season at somebody's house. today the san francisco fire department and other agencies will dramatically illustrate what can happen in your living room. they intentionally set a dried out christmas tree on fire showing you it only takes seconds to turn your home into a death trap. don't leave a live tree up for two weeks. keep it moist and don't put your waut tree near sources of heat. >> eric: i think a lot of people violate two week rule. they h
-- meaning to alan wang. >>> why are we oppressed by a dysfunctional community of haters and blamers. and the meaning of the poem is talking about society and how i understand why things like that incident happened. it is not like i'm agreeing with it. but that's how the school made it seem. >> she often writes dark poetry she didn't turn this poem in but her teacher found it, then shared with it the principal. the academy issued a statementm├▒ saying the academy takes a zero tolerance an rope to violence and the threat of violence -- >> gunshots in sonoma county say sales are up following this month's massacre in connecticut. this morning reports buyers are snatching up weapons used by shooter lanza. sales have -- one store claims its sales are up, four to five times higher than usual during you won't need to dig for exact change or any change. the system is offering free rides all day on bus and capable cars. it is to celebrate muni's 100 birthday. the first line started at geary and concern any in 19 -- and kearny in 1912. the fare then was five cents oh inflation. >>> we want to
districts across the bay area looked at the safety of their own students. alan wang joins us live from the newsroom with more. >> school officials across the bay area they were fielding calls from parents and even a few who took their kids home. almost every school district sent a letter home. each one written to reassure parents their children are safe at school. >> as news of the tragedy spread so did a sense of insecurity in schools across the bay area. >> it reminded me to appreciate what i have. >> in oakland, city police officers were available for any school to offer safety advice and sense of reassurance. >> they are not even adults yet and they are killing little kids. >> in union city the school district will have the first ever active school drill next march and officials are keenly aware of how the tragedy might affect younger students. >> with younger children, it's like an earthquake drill maneuver you are reassuring the children and moving the children around. >> district psychologists were coaching faculty members in how to see distress in kids. >> let them know every o
today. alan wang shot this video. he was there before the fire department arrived on scene. the accident happened just before 4:00 this afternoon. the driver lost control while exiting highway 24 at fish ranch road. the exit was closed for awhile, but is open tonight. >>> discussion about a controversial soccer field project in san rafael continues when the city council meets tomorrow night. the proposed complex at the san rafael airport is opposed by environmental groups and some residents. concerns include the impact on wildlife and airport safety issues. supporters say the city needs more athletic fields. it is supported by a 5 to 1 vote by the planning commission. >>> southwest airlines settled a lawsuit worth $29 million for denying passengers the use of drink vouchers that didn't have an expiration date. the class action suit covers 5.8 million unredeemed tickets issued before august of 2010. that's when southwest changed the policy because people were using photocopies of vouchers. >>> 90 million americans will travel more than 50 miles. 90% will do so on the road. some good news,
in the -- lesson in the bravery of alan wang. >>> let's check in with mike for the forecast. >>> live doppler seeing know radar returns it is seeing the clouds, banking up against the coast which means the sea breeze is returning going to be the big factor cooling us today. fog north bay valleys through the delta and tule fog in the central valleys watch out for that. that will hang around through the better part of 9:00, 10:00 hour. visibilities right now at the reporting stayses in fairfield one mile, one and a half in napa, -- quarter of a mile in is anywhere up in that 101 this morning a little tricky because of that reduced visibility. 39 inland, mid to upper 40s for rest of us through 7:00, low to mid 50s, increasing high clouds by noon, mostly cloudy by 4:00, mid to upper 50s light rain will start falling in north bay along the peninsula coast by 7:00, a few sprinkles for the rest of us, temperatures 50┬░ during the 7:00 hour. rain tomorrow morning, a few scattered showers in the afternoon, mid 50s, low to mid 50s thursday and mid 50s again for friday. >>> so far, so good this tuesday
his dog when he got back he saw two men and a woman ransacking his home. alan wang shot these pictures on his iphone when came upon the scene before police got there the burglars took off in a white cadillac eldorado. this is the second home burglary in that area in one week. >>> google co-founder larry page and his wife lucy want to make sure every child in the bay area needs a flu shot gets one for free. the foundation is punning -- is funding a month long program offering kids 4 to 18 the vaccine at no cost it is available now at most target pharmacies. many younger children will require a booster shot those are also tree show up, fill out some paperwork and -- also paperwork and the kids get their shot. >> this is timely didn't we yesterday report on the cdc saying the flu season is hitting the u.s. early and hard. >> yes. >> they are urging you get your shots. >> shout out to them for paying for that. >>> good morning live doppler 7 hd light showers around the bay, couple things, cold front, colder air moving in behind it and with that the showers will linger throughout the day an
of the vehicle as he was exiting highway 24. car flipped and caught fire. news reporter alan wang shot this video. he was there moments before the fire department arrived. driver and passenger got out safely. >> authorities in contra costa are investigating a rape on a popular hiking trail. woman said she was attacked on the ma drone trail in alamo. she says her attacker was in his early 40s and walking a heavy set dog. it happened last wednesday afternoon. they say the attacker grabbed her by the hair and pulled her to the ground before raping her. >> today the san francisco fire department and other bay area agencies will try to keep it from happening to you. this morning they will intentionally set a dried out christmas tree on fire to show it takes a few seconds to turn your home to a death trap. a few safety precautions don't leave a live tree up for longer than two weeks. get a stand filled with water at the base and don't put your tree near heat sources. >> time is running out if you want to ship your holiday gift for free. >> here is jane king. >> good morning. push for stronger gun contr
alan wang reports from san rafael. >> around the bay area law enforcement agencies are conducting driver's license checks and, if needed, a sobriety test. >> do what you have to do but don't drink and drive. >> apparently an extra reminder is needed. during the week before christmas the chp made 1,171dui arrests statewide compared to 980 in 2011. fatalities were up more than double during this period. 39 compared to 14 last year. >> you know, i think people are a little more depressed this year. i think they are going out trying to find a relief for whatever pressures they have. >> i know a few. >> ben smith said he has friends who have had to pay the price for a dui arrest. >> it's expensive. i'm hearing different numbers. last time that i had a buddy, like $6,000 or something like that. i've heard $10,000. >> businesses like the pier 15 restaurant and bar say they will call a cab or drive a customer home themselves. they say it's worth it for both patron and customer. >> that's why we have returning customers all the time because we do care about our customers. >> they are offer
problems may linger for the next few days. alan wang reports from santa rosa. >> jill stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came through a couple of hours ago but i thought i could make it through this time. >> unlike these trucks and suvs that made it across, their toyota got swamped in a foot half of water just like the car before him. >> made a dumb mistake but it was a little bigger. >> michelle and her husband narrowly escaped serious injury when in this douglas fir crashed through their home. >> i was probably two feet. i was underneath all this rubble. >> also in marin county, floodwaters shut down highway 1 and pacifica tempted surfers but the crabbers are playing it safe in half moon bay. they won't head back out for at least two more days. >> back here in sonoma county, public works crews was still cleaning out culverts from the last storm that swept through. they expect a lot of work in the coming days. >>> crews are working to remarry a huge sinkhole as a truck was driving by yesterday morning. semi truck was torn apart when the gaping
of the victim. >>> two people managed to walk away from a car fire today. alan wang shot this video. he was there before the fire department arrived on scene. the accident happened just before 4:00 this afternoon. the driver lost control while exiting highway 24 at fish ranch road. the exit was closed for awhile, but is open tonight. >>> discussion about a occer fieldal project in san rafael continues when the city council meets tomorrow night. the proposed complex at the san rafael airport is opposed by environmental groups and some residents. concerns include the impact on wildlife and airport safety issues. supporters say the city needs more athletic fields. it is supported by a 5 to 1 vote by the planning commission. >>> southwest airlines settled a lawsuit worth $29 million for denying passengers the use of drink vouchers that didn't have an expiration date. the class action suit covers 5.8 million unredeemed tickets issued before august of 2010. that's when southwest changed the policy because people were using photocopies of vouchers. >>> 90 million americans will travel more tha
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